September 2021: Electronic PDF

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September 2021 Americans with Disabilities Act Employers across the country have seen rising Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation requests, and more cases are expected as return-to-office plans and vaccination … Read More

Program Showcase: Disabilities & Remote Work

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Opening More Doors for People with Disabilities: Lessons from Remote Work By Vivian Campagna, DNP, RN-BC, CCM Chief Industry Relations Officer Commission for Case Manager Certification By Patricia Nunez, MA, … Read More

Program Showcase: Job Reassignment

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How an Internal Job Search Can Help Make an ADAAA Accommodation By Kevin Ufier, MEd, CRC National Director of Managed Disability Genex Services When employees request accommodations under the Americans … Read More

Compliance Showcase: COVID-19 & Accommodation

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Reasonable Accommodation and ADA Compliance in Light of COVID-19 By Linda Batiste, JD Principal Consultant Job Accommodation Network By Brittany Lambert, MS, CRC ADA Accommodation Specialist Sedgwick The COVID-19 pandemic … Read More

Featured Case: Reassignment Accommodation

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Reassignment Is a Reasonable Accommodation By Gail I. Cohen, Esq. Assistant General Counsel, Employment & Litigation Matrix Absence Management In Thompson v. Microsoft Corp.,1 the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of … Read More

IAM Technology Tips: Interactive Process

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Interactive Process: The Next Generation By Megan Holstein, Esq. SVP Absence and Claims Product FINEOS Corporation The way an employer treats an employee during a stressful life event leaves a … Read More

Common Sense Compliance: Back to the Office

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Back to the Office: Compliance Challenges By Marjory Robertson, Esq. AVP & Senior Counsel Sun Life U.S. By Abigail O’Connell, Esq. Senior Counsel Sun Life U.S. As COVID-19 work-related restrictions … Read More

RTW & Disability: 31 Years Post-ADA

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31 Years Post-ADA: Celebrating the Past and Planning for the Future By Diane Winiarski, M.Ed. Director Allsup Employment Services In the three decades since the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) … Read More

DMEC News: September 2021

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ADA Accommodation Process Microcredential Course Now Available The acceleration of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation requests — combined with the increase in complexity — has created significant challenges for … Read More

Compliance Memos: September 2021

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No RTW Date, No ADA Leave: 5th Circuit Ruling In Drake v. Spring Independent School District, No. 20-20376 (July 27, 2021), a school’s registrar who exhausted her Family and Medical … Read More